How To Shut Down A Moen Single-Handle Faucet In Your Cottage For The Winter Season

Posted on: 9 December 2016

Now is the time to shut down the cottage and get it ready to face the long winter months. One of the things you have to care of is the water supply, appliances, and the kitchen sink faucet. One of the issues with faucets that have a single handle is that they have cartridges inside of them that can get filled with silt if you pull your water from a river or bay.
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Types Of Water Softeners

Posted on: 8 December 2016

Water softeners are a special type of water filter that are designed to "soften" your home's water supply by removing minerals in the water. These minerals, which are most commonly magnesium and calcium, can create a chalky buildup within your plumbing and on your home's water fixtures. However, there are a few types of water softeners available for residential installation, each of which operates in a different manner to perform the same function.
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4 Signs You Need A New Sump Pump In Your Basement This Winter

Posted on: 8 December 2016

If water tends to get into your basement, you need to have a working sump pump, especially during the winter time. A working sump pump will help prevent your basement from becoming flooded when storm water gets into your basement. Here are four signs that you need to replace your sump pump before it just stops working for you. #1 Age Sump pumps are not made to last forever. They are devices that have a limited lifetime.
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4 Things To Know About A Home Plumbing System

Posted on: 5 December 2016

Do you have to stand in a puddle of water each time that you take a shower? If other drains in your house are problematic as well, the main sewer line might need a little attention from a plumber. It is also possible that the plumbing pipes throughout your house are in bad shape and need to be repaired. In this article, you will gain more knowledge about home plumbing systems.
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